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What was read in 2019: freedom, identity, sex and yoga

Yoga is a system of practical thinking, integrative and inspiring, not dogmatic, ideological, or arbitrary or totalitarian, or anything close to it; universal, complementary, logical, poetic, inclusive and liberating... It does not tell us what we have to do, it not indoctrinated, not it distorts, not critical. Jose Manuel Vazquez writes. Yoga is a means of [...]

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What's read in 2019: stretching the body is bad

I always feared that this statement came to the world of yoga, and is now among us. There are already teachers working, even in official formations, in trumpeting their students that do not stretch legs that do not lift the arms, warning them of danger. Writes Olga Jimenez. I usually joke with my students in classes: "that [...]"

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Lo + read in 2019: Interview with Tomás Zorzo

One of the most hardened and brightest yogis in the country, he was first and only Spanish certified Ashtanga teacher until he felt the call of a more holistic and conciliatory yoga for the integral health of all people. Today he tells us how he sees the transformation of yoga and about his own evolution as a teacher. [...]

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What's read in 2019: Interview with Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Esta entrevista se celebró muchísimo, y ha sido muy leída pese a ser tan reciente. En estos tiempos de inquietud y confusión generada por la creciente adulteración del yoga, hablar con Swami Satyananda Saraswati es como acudir a las fuentes vivas de esta tradición en busca de respuestas. Y nos las ha dado claras y […]

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Lo + read in 2019: Interview with Ramiro Calle

Esta entrevista, muy reciente por cierto, también tuvo una difusión enorme. Hablamos con Ramiro Calle sobre los desafíos que tenemos por delante en este planeta y lo que desde el yoga podemos hacer para afrontarlos. Empezamos por valorar la evolución que está teniendo en nuestros días el propio yoga. Es una entrevista YogaenRed. En la […]

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What's read in 2019: More changes are coming in yoga professionalization

This article was among the top five most read. It said: In recent years, public administrations in several countries have tried to regulate the professionalization of the teaching of numerous techniques and activities related to physical exercise. The intention is to protect the safety of customers/students against an excessive offer of internships not always one hundred percent [...]

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What+read in 2019: Sexual Abuse in Yoga: Karen Rain' Testimony/ 1

Durante este mes de enero recordaremos los 10 artículos que más difusión tuvieron en el año 2019. Los primeros más vistos fueron los dos artículos que nos remitió Karen Rain sobre los abusos sexuales perpetrados en su persona por Pattabhi Jois. El segundo podéis verlo en este enlace. Traducción del inglés: Atenea Acevedo. [Advertencia: esta publicación […]

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What's Seen/ Moral Principles of Yoga: Yamas

Yamas and Niyamas are the essential ethical conditions or principles for true personal transformation, but they should not be imposed but adopted in conscience. Writes Juan Ortiz. My first contact with Yoga, like most practitioners, was through the practice of asanas. I was very attracted to a great deal, not knowing very [...]

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What +seen/mindfulness and yoga

Is mindfulness the new fashion in yoga? Is it a light or decaffeinated way to do meditation? Where does it come from? What does it have to do with yoga? Write Zaira Leal. In the last few months I have the word mindfulness everywhere and it's fantastic! Some of my students are attending monographic courses on the [...]

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